On the 25th of May 2018, during the official visit of the Bulgarian Prime Minister, Boyko Borisov to the Vatican, Pavel Mitkov's painting was given as a gift to Pope Francis by the Bulgarian side.
The Artwork depicts the patron of Bulgaria, Ivan Rilski.
Being one of the leading diplomats of the modern world, Sergei Lavrov made a fruitful visit to Bulgaria on July 7th, 2014. The Russian Minister of Foreign Affairs showed great respect for our country by reminding of the deep roots and spiritual kinship between the two nations.
President of Greece Prokopis Pavlopoulos received an honorary doctorate from the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences for his contribution to the law on Tuesday, 15 December, day two of his state visit to Bulgaria. H.E. Prof. Prokopis Pavlopoulos Receives Honorary Doctorate from Bulgarian Academy of Sciences. Greek President discussed the European rule of law and the right of defence. He said Bulgaria and Greece have many things to do in the EU regarding the rule of law, and stressed its importance.